The North Avenue Mile welcomes runners of every ability level for a fun, level race starting at Paine Cottage and ending at City Hall. It’s great for kids, too. I am a terrible runner, but always enjoy the North Avenue Mile. If I can do it, anyone can. Register here. UPDATE (May 13): Unfortunately, it … Continue reading North Avenue Mile on June 9
I met @PeteButtigieg last October at an inter-municipal conference in Detroit. I had heard gushing reviews about him previously, but assumed that the accolades were partially hype. I was wrong. Seated around a large table with about forty other city leaders, including mayors of some of the largest cities in America, Buttigieg was the absolute … Continue reading A Word About Pete Buttigieg
Thank you to the teachers and students of the New Rochelle Children’s Center for Learning, who joined me this morning at City Hall to plant a white oak tree as part of our annual Arbor Day observance. (Okay – technically Arbor Day was last Friday, but bad weather pushed the event to today.) Trees add … Continue reading Arbor Day in New Ro
Westchester County is offering free measles vaccines at the Department of Health in White Plains on April 30th and May 14th. It’s important for everyone to get vaccinated, especially with measles cases on the rise in our region. More details in this flyer.
Lots of great employment opportunities for young people in New Rochelle this summer. Here’s are all the details from a City Hall press release: New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. The deadline to apply is May 10. Network Youth Leadership Program: … Continue reading Summer Youth Employment Opportunities
The City of New Rochelle is teaming with Volunteer New York to sponsor a clean-up at Hudson Park this Sunday. Activities include painting and staining benches, painting pavilions, garden clean-up and mulching, debris removal, and shoreline clean up. It’s great for families and groups. Volunteers must be registered to participate. Visit this site to learn … Continue reading Volunteer Park Clean-Up this Sunday
Love these Pop-Up Libraries that have been installed at various public parks throughout New Rochelle. Take a book. Leave a book. And each mini-library is a unique, whimsical work of art. Read all about it here, with descriptions of the libraries and the artists. Thank you to the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, My … Continue reading Pop-Up Libraries in New Ro Parks
In case you missed the hard copy in your mailbox, here’s New Rochelle’s Spring newsletter, filled with updates on local initiatives, helpful tips, and information about municipal services. Thank you to the City’s Marketing & Communications team for putting the newsletter together.
I turn 50 later this year. Hooray(?) To celebrate this milestone birthday, I am having a party on June 2nd, which will also serve as the main fundraiser for my reelection campaign. Please come. If you didn’t receive an invitation in the mail, here’s all the information. And it’s easy to RSVP online. Catie and … Continue reading I’m Turning 50 – Please Celebrate With Me
Last week, I announced my plans to seek reelection. Today, I am happy to introduce my Democratic running mates for City Council. Read all about them in this press release. To move in the right direction, New Rochelle needs an effective team of local leaders who are committed to working together, and who will uphold … Continue reading Meet New Ro’s Democratic Team